Thailand's Prime Minister Assures A Return to Normalcy

After Bangkok's Declaration of a Severe Emergency Situation last week, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva restated that the government is working to resolve the situation.

Currently the affected areas include the the districts of Muang, Bang Phli, Phra Pradang, Phra Samut Chedi, Bang Boh and Pang Tao Thong in Samut Prakan province; Thanyaburi, Lad Lumkaew, Sam Kok, Lam Luk Ka and Khlong Luang in Pathum Thani province; Phutthamonthon in Nakhon Pathom province; and Wang Noi, Bang Pa-in, Bang Sai and Lat Bua Luang in Ayutthaya privince.

The prime minister assures that the primary goal is to restore normalcy and ensure the sanctity of the law. At this time both city airports are operating as normal. All other international and domestic airports remain fully operational. Travel to all other parts has not been affected. MICE venues in all other areas of Bangkok and around Thailand are operating normally.

Thai Tourism Industry represenatives are ready to provide 24-hour assistance to tourists and visitors.

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